Challis Idaho

Challis Idaho, a quiet historic town today, used to be the largest city in the Custer County. Founded in 1878, Challis lost many of its original architecture during the 1983 earthquake, but some have been rebuilt. This nostalgic place is full of character and a visit here will take you back to the times of …

Swans nuptial dance

Swans nuptial dance ritual on the Rhine River, Germany. * Click on pictures for larger view! I had the rare chance to see these majestic swans in their mating ritual on the Rhine River (Breisach, Germany). It was almost like a ceremony in the swan world. I went to the river several times in the …

Wild duck mother in a pond

Mother best mentor There’s no secret that a mother is the core of the family and best mentor ever – we all know this and are grateful to what she taught us from the first day we came into this world. I dedicate to my Mom these cute photos of a wild duck mother, guiding …

Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Valley of Fire

Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Valley of Fire, Nevada, trying to escape the tourist invasion… It’s not very uncommon to see the Valley of Fire Desert Bighorn Sheep, but still you need a little luck. – And we had it Yay!!! 🙂 These animals are similar to their relatives that don’t live in the desert. …